Monthly Archives: March 2011

Refinery Fenceline Communities

A new post from the Air Hugger blog reports that EPA environmental justice representatives just acknowledged for the first time that a couple of refinery fenceline communities in Texas are too close to refineries to protect public health.  Those of … Continue reading

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Opinion Piece Illustrates Mining Concerns

The Dickinson Press ran an opinion piece by Wayne F. Fisher, stating concerns about the future of mining in North Dakota. Fisher points out the some key problems with the PSC and the current regulatory process in his state. Letter: … Continue reading

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Concerned Residents Gather Signatures to Oppose Coal Mine

Coal may play an important role in North Dakota, but many concerned residents have decided that they will not stand by and watch as it destroys the environment and economy in South Heart. On March 15, KFYR- News reported that a … Continue reading

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Request for Help from Environmental Integrity Project

Dear Friends, Next week we are very likely to face the amendment that was passed by the US House or Representatives to strip US EPA of its funding for the hazardous waste regulation of coal ash again — this time … Continue reading

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EPA and Politics Mixes Like Oil and Water

The US government has long turned to the EPA for environmental reporting on an array of issues.  How the government uses and interprets the EPA’s findings has come under question. The New York Times recently ran an article, Politics Seen to … Continue reading

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